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    Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites at NC State SW

    3741 Thistledown Dr, Raleigh, NC 27606-4676
    +1 877-859-5095
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    • Excellent65%
    • Very good27%
    • Average5%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Fitness center
    Multilingual Staff
    Pets Allowed
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    2.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed November 19, 2017 via mobile

    My son and I recently stayed at this property during a visit to NC State University. I have stayed at many different Holiday Inn Express hotels and this one is as good as they get. Room was very clean, bed was comfortable, and most important...More

    Thank jhoyle51
    Response from RDUGS, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites at NC State SWResponded November 21, 2017

    We love when we can make first time guests repeat guests! Rest assure we will continue to work hard to deliver excellent services for our guests. See you back soon. Warmest regards, Milton Hamilton, CHA

    Reviewed November 11, 2017 via mobile

    Stayed here while passing through town on vacation. Super friendly staff, very clean hotel, clean room, clean bathroom and best of all fair rates. We always enjoy staing at Holiday Inn expresses for the reasons listed above. This was another perfect example of great management...More

    Thank XLsDADDY
    Response from RDUGS, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites at NC State SWResponded November 13, 2017

    Thank you so much for giving us the opportunity to accommodate you and your family while in our area. This review is awesome and gives us motivation to continue to be leaders in service; thank you. Warmest regards, Milton Hamilton, CHA

    Reviewed September 21, 2017 via mobile

    We have stayed here on three different occasions. This is one of the best run hotels around. Amazing to see same staff after 6 months and always friendly. Rooms clean food plentiful even with full hotel. Close to freeway access. Quiet Always great stay I'm...More

    Thank Twingirls2
    Response from RDUGS, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites at NC State SWResponded September 24, 2017

    Many thanks for your continued patronage of our property! This is not only a great place to stay, but also a great place to work. See you soon. All the best, Milton Hamilton, CHA

    Reviewed September 19, 2017

    The room was nice, the service was friendly. I have some issues with the breakfast bar. Why in the world do you have the fresh apples wrapped in PLASTIC??????? Such a waste and so bad for the environment. Also the lids to the omlets, etc...More

    Thank iriskitty
    Response from RDUGS, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites at NC State SWResponded September 22, 2017

    Thank you for your stay with us and inquiry! Both of those items are requirements of our local health department to prevent cross contamination. I'm sorry you had trouble with them, but I hope this shares some light. Come back to stay with us soon....More

    Reviewed September 9, 2017 via mobile

    Room was clean. Some highway noise and a few noisy guests outside our room in the yard below. Thankfully they shut up around 10:30 pm. We were short towels and a tv remote but the front desk remedied that speedily. The beds are excellent and...More

    Thank MeriR
    Response from RDUGS, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites at NC State SWResponded September 11, 2017

    We appreciate you sharing your experience with us! We use guest feedback to see how we can improve our services. Action has been taken, so a similar incident will hopefully not occur. Feel free to reach out to me directly if I can be of...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Business Center with Internet Access
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Breakfast Available
    • Room amenities
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • Pool
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hot Tub
    • Heated pool
    • Indoor pool
    • Tennis Court
    • Price range
    • $123 - $173 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #11 Business Hotel in Raleigh
    • #17 Family Hotel in Raleigh
    • #17 Romantic Hotel in Raleigh
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    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 108
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    February 3, 2015|
    Response from RDUGS | Property representative |
    Thank you for your interest in our property! Unfortunately, we do not offer a shuttle services. RDU Airport taxis are available near all baggage claim areas, and the cost one way is $35. Once you arrive at the property, tell... More
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    "I had a room on the top at the end of the hall. It was a nice big room and very comfortable."
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    "I always find the upper floors quieter. The facility is well constructed so outside sounds have never..."
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    "First floor by the side exit."
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    "One side looks out on a highway some might not like that."
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